Author Archive: detroitpro

Slides from my DogFoodConf talk: Xamarin.Forms

A few weeks ago I was able to speak at the Dog Food Conf about the last few months we’ve spent developing an iOS app using Xamarin.Forms.   Lessons Learned: 4 Months of Xamarin.Forms from Eric Polerecky   It was a small room but made for great conversation. It was nice to use the slides […]

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Castle Windsor Web.config or App.config AppSettings Interface

1: container.Register( 2: Component.For<IApplicationConfiguration>().UsingFactoryMethod(() => new DictionaryAdapterFactory() 3: .GetAdapter<IApplicationConfiguration>(ConfigurationManager.AppSettings)));  

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Your open source report card

  Checkout this out. http://osrc.dfm.io/detroitpro Except that it is full of lies! 51% JavaScript to 49% C#

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SQL Replication is too confusing

Here is my SQL use case: Customer has invested in P2P transactional replication in SQL Server 2008R. Their database has many unique and composite key constraints that is likely to cause merge conflicts. Question: Is there a method to automagicly resolve conflicts (ie: merge replication business logic resolvers) when using P2P transactional replication Is Merge […]

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CSS and JavaScript bundles & Super Simple View Engine

This might be a little bit of a hack but here is how I was able to create a simple asset pipeline when using NancyFx with Super Simple View Engine. I am using SquishIt but I think you can do the same with Cassette. Install SquishIt Install-Package SquishIt -Version 0.9.5 In your Nancy bootstrapper Here […]

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ASP.NET Identity IUser*Store Implementations for ASP.NET MVC5 OWIN

  Here is a gist that I can’t believe does not exist. https://gist.github.com/detroitpro/8928899

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Xamarin.Android and the ART of crashing

  At this time developers and power users are moving over to ART. Xamarin.Android does not yet have support for ART. Side note: Everything compiles, deploys and runs…..until it doesn’t. Xamarin has API support usually the same day something is released. I don’t think the community is looking for ART support the very same day […]

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Pretending to be dumb.

Reading data and displaying it on a screen. It’s most of the applications that we build. Each application has a problem area but it’s often a small part of the application. Why do we pretend that we don’t have common patterns that can be used to accomplish common tasks? What value is gained from “driving […]

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On bounded context

I’ve been spending a ton of time thinking about DDD, systems, components, SOA, and all that junk. Coming around to the concept of bounded context. Here are some of the descriptions of bounded context. Wikipedia says (emphasis mine): Explicitly set boundaries in terms of team organization, usage within specific parts of the application, and physical […]

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I’m pretty good with a bo staff too….

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